6th Marine Regiment

 

6th Marine Regiment

2nd Marine Division

Camp Lejeune, NC
U.S. Marines and sailors conduct routine operations on the USS Kearsarge (LHD3) in support of Bold Alligator 14, Oct. 30, 2014. Exercise Bold Alligator 14 is a multi-national, synthetic naval exercise designed to train the full range of amphibious capabilities in order to provide unique and contemporary solutions to global challenges.
Loading equipment onto USS Kearsarge duirng exercise Bold Alligator 2014
U.S. Marines and sailors conduct routine operations on the USS Kearsarge (LHD3) in support of Bold Alligator 14, Oct. 30, 2014. Exercise Bold Alligator 14 is a multi-national, synthetic naval exercise designed to train the full range of amphibious capabilities in order to provide unique and contemporary solutions to global challenges.
Soldiers with the Norwegian Telemark Battalion prepare to raid an urban facility during the annual multinational exercise Bold Alligator, Nov. 7, 2014, on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. Norwegian, British, Dutch and Canadian troops engaged in street-to-street, house-to-house simulated combat against enemy forces roleplayed by U.S. Marines. Bold Alligator is a scenario-driven, simulation-supported, amphibious assault exercise and is the largest exercise held on the East Coast.
International forces simulate raids during Bold Alligator 2014
Soldiers with the Norwegian Telemark Battalion prepare to raid an urban facility during the annual multinational exercise Bold Alligator, Nov. 7, 2014, on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. Norwegian, British, Dutch and Canadian troops engaged in street-to-street, house-to-house simulated combat against enemy forces roleplayed by U.S. Marines. Bold Alligator is a scenario-driven, simulation-supported, amphibious assault exercise and is the largest exercise held on the East Coast.
U.S. Marines assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment patrols during a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel mission part of Exercise Bold Alligator on Atlantic Airfield, N.C., Nov. 6, 2014. Exercise Bold Alligator is a multinational, synthetic naval amphibious exercise designed to train across the full range of amphibious capabilities in order to provide unique and contemporary solutions to global challenges.
Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel Mission/ Bold Alligator
U.S. Marines assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment patrols during a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel mission part of Exercise Bold Alligator on Atlantic Airfield, N.C., Nov. 6, 2014. Exercise Bold Alligator is a multinational, synthetic naval amphibious exercise designed to train across the full range of amphibious capabilities in order to provide unique and contemporary solutions to global challenges.
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., center, interacts with Marines during the 2014 Bold Alligator exercise aboard USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) in the Atlantic Ocean, Nov. 4, 2014. Bold Alligator is an annual exercise in which Marines and Sailors conduct missions from the sea with other services and international partners.
CMC 2014 Bold Alligator
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., center, interacts with Marines during the 2014 Bold Alligator exercise aboard USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) in the Atlantic Ocean, Nov. 4, 2014. Bold Alligator is an annual exercise in which Marines and Sailors conduct missions from the sea with other services and international partners.
British Royal Marines assigned to 4th Troop, Kilo Company establish communications during a humanitarian training scenario part of Exercise Bold Alligator on Landing Zone Dolphin, Atlantic, N.C., Nov. 3, 2014. Exercise Bold Alligator is a multi-national, synthetic naval amphibious exercise designed to train across the full range of amphibious capabilities in order to provide unique and contemporary solutions to global challenges.
Exercise Bold Alligator/ LZ Dolphin Scenario
British Royal Marines assigned to 4th Troop, Kilo Company establish communications during a humanitarian training scenario part of Exercise Bold Alligator on Landing Zone Dolphin, Atlantic, N.C., Nov. 3, 2014. Exercise Bold Alligator is a multi-national, synthetic naval amphibious exercise designed to train across the full range of amphibious capabilities in order to provide unique and contemporary solutions to global challenges.
U.S. Marines with Echo Company, 2nd Marines 6th Regiment, perform a weapons check on the USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) during exercise Bold Alligator 14, off the eastern coast of the United States, Nov. 1, 2014. Exercise Bold Alligator 14 is a multi-national, synthetic naval amphibious exercise designed to train across the full range of amphibious capabilities in order to provide unique and contemporary solutions to global challenges.
Marines ready for exercise Bold Alligator 2014
U.S. Marines with Echo Company, 2nd Marines 6th Regiment, perform a weapons check on the USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) during exercise Bold Alligator 14, off the eastern coast of the United States, Nov. 1, 2014. Exercise Bold Alligator 14 is a multi-national, synthetic naval amphibious exercise designed to train across the full range of amphibious capabilities in order to provide unique and contemporary solutions to global challenges.
U.S. Marine 2nd Lt. Adam Casey teaches Mexican Marines  safety precautions in the event of an emergency on the USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) during exercise Bold Alligator 14, off the eastern coast of the United States, Nov. 1, 2014. Exercise Bold Alligator 14 is a multi-national, synthetic naval amphibious exercise designed to train across the full range of amphibious capabilities in order to provide unique and contemporary solutions to global challenges.
Mexican Marines take part in exercise Bold Alligator 2014
U.S. Marine 2nd Lt. Adam Casey teaches Mexican Marines safety precautions in the event of an emergency on the USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) during exercise Bold Alligator 14, off the eastern coast of the United States, Nov. 1, 2014. Exercise Bold Alligator 14 is a multi-national, synthetic naval amphibious exercise designed to train across the full range of amphibious capabilities in order to provide unique and contemporary solutions to global challenges.
Mexican Marine 1st Lt. Manuel Ortiz with Headquarters and Service Company, 2nd Battalion 6th Marines, listens to a brief on the upcoming events during exercise Bold Alligator 14, on the USS Kearsarge (LHD3), Oct. 30, 2014. Exercise Bold Alligator 14 is a multi-national, synthetic naval exercise designed to train the full range of amphibious capabilities in order to provide unique and contemporary solutions to global challenges.
Mexican Marines take part in exercise Bold Alligator 2014
Mexican Marine 1st Lt. Manuel Ortiz with Headquarters and Service Company, 2nd Battalion 6th Marines, listens to a brief on the upcoming events during exercise Bold Alligator 14, on the USS Kearsarge (LHD3), Oct. 30, 2014. Exercise Bold Alligator 14 is a multi-national, synthetic naval exercise designed to train the full range of amphibious capabilities in order to provide unique and contemporary solutions to global challenges.
Captain Daniel F. Burns, a ground intelligence officer for 2nd Bn., 6th Marines, Capt. Kelby Breivogel, an information officer with 2nd Bn., 6th Marines, and Capt. Stephen Castillo, a French officer embedding with 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, talk over future plans for the unit’s international exercise, Bold Alligator, during an award ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 20, 2014. “We will accept them into the battalion, they’ll partner with us, they’ll go on missions with us, and they’ll observe our staff planning. We’re really going to work hard to integrate them into all of our planning exercises,” said Lt. Col. James Lively, the commanding officer for 2nd Bn., 6th Marines.
French embeds receive French Fourragere
Captain Daniel F. Burns, a ground intelligence officer for 2nd Bn., 6th Marines, Capt. Kelby Breivogel, an information officer with 2nd Bn., 6th Marines, and Capt. Stephen Castillo, a French officer embedding with 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, talk over future plans for the unit’s international exercise, Bold Alligator, during an award ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 20, 2014. “We will accept them into the battalion, they’ll partner with us, they’ll go on missions with us, and they’ll observe our staff planning. We’re really going to work hard to integrate them into all of our planning exercises,” said Lt. Col. James Lively, the commanding officer for 2nd Bn., 6th Marines.
Marines watch as a U.S. Navy Landing Craft Air Cushion prepares to depart the shore of Onslow Beach, Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 9. Second Marine Expeditionary Brigade Marines and sailors conducted beach landings during Exercise Bold Alligator. Bold Alligator is the largest naval amphibious exercise in the past 10 years and represents the Navy and Marine Corps revitalization of the full range of amphibious operations.
Marines and sailors participate in Exercise Bold Alligator
Marines watch as a U.S. Navy Landing Craft Air Cushion prepares to depart the shore of Onslow Beach, Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 9. Second Marine Expeditionary Brigade Marines and sailors conducted beach landings during Exercise Bold Alligator. Bold Alligator is the largest naval amphibious exercise in the past 10 years and represents the Navy and Marine Corps revitalization of the full range of amphibious operations.
Marines and coalition forces’ leadership watch over a combat town assault in Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina on Nov. 7, 2014. This was one of the many training events of Bold Alligator 2014. A large-scale amphibious exercise on the East Coast designed to improve U.S. and allied forces response to a myriad of different crises. Allies from Canada, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Spain and Italy participated in the assault.
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Marines and coalition forces’ leadership watch over a combat town assault in Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina on Nov. 7, 2014. This was one of the many training events of Bold Alligator 2014. A large-scale amphibious exercise on the East Coast designed to improve U.S. and allied forces response to a myriad of different crises. Allies from Canada, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Spain and Italy participated in the assault.
Two Canadian soldiers provide security for coalition forces during an assault on a combat town in Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina on Nov. 7, 2014. This was one of the many training events of Bold Alligator 2014. A large-scale amphibious exercise on the East Coast designed to improve U.S. and allied forces response to a myriad of different crises. Allies from Canada, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Spain and Italy participated in the assault.
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Two Canadian soldiers provide security for coalition forces during an assault on a combat town in Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina on Nov. 7, 2014. This was one of the many training events of Bold Alligator 2014. A large-scale amphibious exercise on the East Coast designed to improve U.S. and allied forces response to a myriad of different crises. Allies from Canada, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Spain and Italy participated in the assault.
Marines from 6TH Marines, 2ND Marine Division conduct a Pass in Review for Sergeant Major Post and Relief ceremony.
Pass in Review
Marines from 6TH Marines, 2ND Marine Division conduct a Pass in Review for Sergeant Major Post and Relief ceremony.
Mission
To successfully conduct full spectrum operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, the MEUs, or other operations in support of the combatant commanders as directed.

Our primary task is to prepare infantry battalions for deployment in support Operation Enduring Freedom, the MEUs, or other contingencies as directed - this means to man, train, equip and deploy the battalions subordinate to the 6th Marine Regiment.

Our secondary task is to prepare the regimental headquarters for potential future deployment where we must be able to conduct command, control, and other combat and counter-insurgency related functions in a full spectrum environment against an asymmetric adversary.